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A Week With Words (3)

I have had a good reading week, finally catching up with Pfangirl’s on-going saga Easier to Run and finishing not one but two books – Spanish Steps by Tim Moore and Mad About The Boy by Helen Fielding. 741 more words

Twentieth Century Literature

Still waters run deep

A Room with a View is a light-weight novel with lots of hidden meaning. Reading, it felt like a Jane Austen-light (but whether this would an insult to Austen or Forster I don’t know). 539 more words

Literature

A Week With Words (2)

Last week I was bemoaning the fact that I had not done any reading on Thursday and Friday. Well, almost; thankfully, opening E M Forster’s Maurice on Friday night saved me. 587 more words

Twentieth Century Literature

The Celestial Omnibus and Other Tales by E.M. Forster

CUMULATIVE RATING: 2/5

TITLE: THE CELESTIAL OMNIBUS AND OTHER TALES

AUTHOR: E.M. FORSTER

SERIES: – 

This was the first I’d ever heard of E.M. Forster, when  837 more words

Books

Zadie Smith, Lifevest

In which Carrie goes back to college . . . . 

This itch.  Once at the height of my intellectual stamina.  The time when the person starved of morality sees the world through literature, and begins, anew, on a quest for purpose. 728 more words

Literature

The best library in the world

My Grandma’s house is not so much a house as a library.

Her incredible life in Rome, Paris, London, New York, Tripoli and Nigeria and a career at the BBC and the UN have all culminated in the most incredible collection of books. 469 more words

Literature